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Posts by: Sam Cramer

31 Oct
2016
Cross cultural barriers and be a polite guest After staying in Russia for a few weeks, you will undoubtedly make friends with a few locals. As the Russian people are generally friendly and gracious hosts, it is likely that you will be invited to their home for dinner. Their parents may even be around! You ...
24 Oct
2016
XYZT Exhibit Moscow What is labeled at an art exhibition in Moscow’s BEREG district is, in reality a playground for children and adults alike. French artists Mondo Adrien and Claire Barden bring light to life with their interactive creations.  The premise of their work is to blur the boundaries between the physical and digital world. ...
22 Oct
2016
Time is Money: Welcome to Moscow’s Anticafes Moscow’s Anticafes is where it all actually started! Anticafes have been popping up all over Europe in the past five years, although not many people know they originated here in Russia! At these cafes/lounges, customer’s pay for their time spent at the venue and not for what they ...
17 Oct
2016
14 Lessons Learned After One Month in Russia To celebrate my one-month anniversary in Moscow, I decided to start a blog series of the lessons learned in Russia. I have been to Moscow before, yes, but under the close watch of a professor in a large group. Traveling alone is an entirely different experience. Especially ...
15 Oct
2016
Svalka Thrift Shop: Reduce, Reuse, Have a Concert? I was invited to a local thrift shop called Svalka Thrift shop concert. When invited to attend a concert at a local store, I had no idea what I was walking into. My vision was of a small, dusty book house and one person with an acoustic guitar. ...
11 Oct
2016
A Visit to Фрещ Restaurant Another episode of my Russian vegetarian journey led me to Fresh Restaurant! My friends and I were headed to Fresh on Bolshaya Dmitrovka, near the city center. There are two other locations in Moscow, and you can order some of their menu items online (Russian and English). Fresh is known ...
04 Oct
2016
A Walk in the Sokolniki Park: The City of Moscow In Russian: “Я глуяю в парке” One of my favourite things to do is walk around a city park. Here you are able to watch how people and nature interact.  Visitors are exposed to the importance of nature as it contrasts with the city around them.  ...
29 Sep
2016
My journey outside of the city center Дача (Dacha) has no direct translation in the English language, often being referred to as a “summer home”. However, the reality and culture surrounding dacha’s is entirely more complex. The term became part of Russian culture during the Empire, referencing plots of lands gifted by the Tsar. During ...
26 Sep
2016
“So, are you going to eat meat while you’re in Russia?” If it’s possible, I believe everyone I have ever met asked me this question as I prepared for my journey.  My commitment to vegetarianism was questioned so many times that I genuinely believed I would give in while abroad. I became convinced that the ...
23 Sep
2016
What do all these abbreviations mean? Moscow Street signs, mystery solved! Keep reading…   If you have never studied Russian before, there will be many things to learn upon your arrival.  Even if you have an elementary knowledge of the language, the addresses may still be confusing.  Unlike some countries in the west, Russian addresses ...